The Election Commission of India today announced the poll schedule for the Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021. Tamil Nadu election 2021 will be conducted to elect a total of 234 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).The incumbent Edappadi K. Palaniswami will be AIADMK’s Chief Ministerial candidate. The party has formed a steering committee of 11 members for the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections 2021.
The team comprises Ministers Dindigul C Sreenivasan, P Thangamani, S P Velumani among others. The Tamil Nadu election 2021 will also see an active entry of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder and Tamil actor Kamal Haasan into politics. Veteran Congress leader and former chief minister of Kerala Oommen Chandy, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and AICC Tamil Nadu in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao were part of the delegation that arrived in Chennai to negotiate the seat-sharing with the DMK. The DMK’s number dropped to 97 from 100 owing to the deaths of K P P Samy, S Kathavarayan and J Anbazhagan last year.
Key Dates in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Election 2021 will be conducted single-phased on April 6, 2021.
Tamil Nadu Election 2021 Results to be Announced on May 2, 2021.
Date of notification: March 12
Last day of nomination: March 19
Last day of withdrawal of candidature: March 22